Please help my fiancee find a movie
July 13, 2007 8:14 PM   Subscribe

Please help my bride-to-be remember a movie from the 80's-90's. She enjoyed it on cable with a friend who is now a bridesmaid, and wants to try to get a copy for her as a gift. Description within...

It's an odd movie, kind of a drama/comedy. A woman travels to somewhere in the Bristish diaspara to visit a former (female) roomate. One of these characters may be played by Toni Collette, and one of the characters had terrible skin damage or burns or something. There are a lot of flashbacks. Generally, the movie seems to focus on their friendship (maybe one of them dies).

That's all we've got. I thank you bunch of wily geniuses in advance.
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly to Media & Arts (6 answers total)
 
If it's Toni Collette, it should be listed here
posted by Robert Angelo at 8:31 PM on July 13, 2007


Is it Career Girls?
posted by iconomy at 8:44 PM on July 13, 2007


It sounds a little like Career Girls by Mike Leigh:

Female british flatmates reunite. Their old male friend is now crazy and homeless (don't remember if he is also physically scarred). It's an awesome and sad movie.
posted by ManInSuit at 8:45 PM on July 13, 2007


Damn you iconomy.
posted by ManInSuit at 8:45 PM on July 13, 2007


I think we have a winner. This has been bugging her for months. Thanks, Mefi!
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly at 9:21 PM on July 13, 2007


goddamn weird. I was just thinking of Ricky from Career Girls while driving home this evening, completely out of the blue. I thought about looking up the movie on Netflix.
posted by peep at 9:36 PM on July 13, 2007


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